−Reds-Fest 2015 – Clear Lake Gibbon11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday April 12
11 am – 5 pm
Gibbon Sportsman’s Club
Clear Lake, 5 miles south of Gibbon
Winter got you down?
Come out for Reds Baseball’s infamous
Hamburgers & Brat-Burgers
plus Corndogs, French Fries,
and beverages to wash ‘em down!
Come for the food, stay for the Reds Raffle
socializing and more
$5 Entry Fee
“Jack of Diamonds”
It’s like “Spring -Training” for the fans!+11:00 amReds-Fest 2015 – Clear Lake Gibbon
−BINGO – Fairfax American Legion Auxiliary1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Fairfax American Legion Auxiliary
Sunday April 12, 2015
20 Games — $6.00
All Ages Welcome+1:30 pmBINGO – Fairfax American Legion Auxiliary
−PARKINSON’S DISEASE AWARENESS WEEK – Ceremony April 131:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Parkinson’s Awareness Event
April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month
In recognition, Mayor Bob Beussman will issue a proclamation for the week of April 12 for the New Ulm area
PARKINSON’S DISEASE AWARENESS WEEK
Monday April 13
Ceremony – 1:30 pm
Tulips for sale and a balloon release
We would encourage all area person with Parkinson’s
caregivers and interested parties to attend.
Thank you! We need your support.+1:30 pmPARKINSON’S DISEASE AWARENESS WEEK – Ceremony April 13
−Stroke Support Group – New Ulm Medical Center10:00 am – 11:30 am
The Stroke Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 10-11:30 am in the New Ulm Medical Center clinic lower level meeting room. Enter through the clinic and follow the signs. For more information, call 507.217.5173.+10:00 amStroke Support Group – New Ulm Medical Center
−Spring Festival – Trinity Lutheran Church, Madelia, MN11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tuesday April 14
11 – 1 pm
Trinity Lutheran Church, Madelia, MN
Drawing for a variety of prizes
drawing held at 12:30
Everyone is Weclome!+11:00 amSpring Festival – Trinity Lutheran Church, Madelia, MN
−Senior Dance – American Legion St. Peter1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tuesday, April 14th
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Music provided by
229 W. Nassau
There will be an admission charge for this event
Questions? Call Sylvia @ 934.7227
Co-sponsored by the St. Peter Senior Center
and First National Bank+1:00 pmSenior Dance – American Legion St. Peter
−Tip Night at Happy Joe’s Pizza – New Ulm Clothing Depot5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tip Night at Happy Joe’s Pizza
Tuesday April 14
5 – 7 pm
to benefit the New Ulm Clothing Depot
Enjoy a great meal for a great cause!+5:00 pmTip Night at Happy Joe’s Pizza – New Ulm Clothing Depot
−Hy-Vee Come See What’s Cooking6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join Chef Todd and registered dietitian, Lindsay Dalluge for a fun and informative cooking class. Class will include chef-inspired menu, cooking demonstrations, samples and recips, and dietitians health hints.
Tuesday April 14
Cost is $10 per adult and will meet in the New Ulm Hy-Vee dining area
or stop by Customer Service
to reserve a spot+6:30 pmHy-Vee Come See What’s Cooking
−St. Paul Lutheran Church German Supper – Springfield5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
St. Paul Lutheran Church
Wed. April 15th
Sauerkraut with Pork, Dumplings,
Brats, Mashed Potatoes,
German Potato Salad, Green Beans,
Cake and Beverage
Take outs available
Call 723.5880 Springfield
Advance ticket available at church
office and Springfield
Adults – $9 in advance; $10 at the door
Students (K-8) $6 in advance; $7 at the door+5:00 pmSt. Paul Lutheran Church German Supper – Springfield
−Spring Boutique Week9:30 am – 9:00 pm
New Ulm to Hold Spring Boutique Week
The New Ulm Business & Retail Association is excited to announce they will be hosting Spring Boutique Week in New Ulm, April 16-18, 2015. This is the second annual Boutique Week, and was created to celebrate the many specialty shops and boutiques in New Ulm. Many tours, classes, and demonstrations will be held over the three days, with two main events: the Fashion Show on Fridayevening and the Jewelry & Accessories Brunch on Saturday morning.
A sampling of the days’ events include:
Thursday, April 16th begins with New Ulm’s 1950’s Retail Scene, a presentation at the Brown County History Museum at 1:00 pm. At 3:00 pm,Patterson’s Diamond Center will present a rare, behind-the-scenes manufacturing tour. Then A to Zinnia Floral & Gifts will hold a Make it and Take it Succulent Garden class.
Friday, April 17th starts off with a Mediterranean Cooking Class with Chef Topher at The Pantry at 10:30 am. Next check out tours and tastings at Minnesota’s oldest brewery, Schell’s Brewery, at 1 pm and 3 pm. Then enjoy some appetizers & a cash bar at the Best Western Plus (formerly the Holiday Inn) before the Fashion Show, which begins at 7:15 pm, featuring spring looks from Gallery 512, Semblance, and Lambrechts.
Begin Saturday, April 18th, with the Jewelry & Accessories Brunch at 9:30 am at The Grand & Pepperboy. Enjoy a scrumptious brunch while live models showcase the latest jewelry and accessories from Gallery 512, Semblance, Lambrechts, and Patterson’s Diamond Center. Morgan Creek Vineyards will offer pre-season tastings from 11am-5pm, with a Pop Your Cork and Nosh!event at 11:30 am. At 1 pm, No. 213 will hold a Milk Paint Demo to show how to get beautiful results on reclaimed furniture.
For a full list of events and locations, or to purchase tickets, visit newulm.comor contact the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce firstname.lastname@example.org, 507-233-4300. Please join us to celebrate Spring Boutique Week in New Ulm, April 16-18!+9:30 amSpring Boutique Week
−Rush Rivers Maple Syrup-Pancake and Sausage Feed7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Rush Rivers Maple Syrup
Pancake and Sausage Feed
7 am – 1 pm
3 miles north of Gibbon – 1 mile west
on the Wallace and Joann Vorwerk Farm
Music provided by Charlie Braunreiter, Smiley Wiltcheck, Ron Vorwerk, Dennis Domeier and more
Ice cream machine
Tour the maple syrup
Free will offering+7:00 amRush Rivers Maple Syrup-Pancake and Sausage Feed
−Turner Ladies Annual Bake Sale9:30 am – 10:30 am
Turner Ladies Annual Bake Sale
Featuring German Potato Salad, Sauerkraut and Schmierkuchen
Saturday April 18th
9:30 am Until Sold Out
Enter From The Parking Lot
New Ulm, MN+9:30 amTurner Ladies Annual Bake Sale
−Turner Ladies Annual BAKE SALE9:30 am – 10:30 am
Turner Ladies Annual
Saturday April 18 – 9:30 am
Schmierkuchen, German Potato Salad, Sauerkraut, Bread,
Cakes, Cookies, Bars and more…..
102 S State
Please use back entrance only+9:30 amTurner Ladies Annual BAKE SALE
−Open House Bridal Shower honoring Maria Gilland1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
An Open House Bridal Shower honoring Maria Gilland, Bride-to-be of Jeremy Labat will be held on Saturday,
April 18th at 1:00 p.m. at the Morgan United Methodist Church, Morgan, MN.
Maria and Jeremy are registered at Target and J. C. Penny Home Store.
Please bring a favorite recipe to share with Maria.
Parents of the couple are Roger and Faye Gilland of Morgan and Gary and Nola Labat of Cottonwood+1:00 pmOpen House Bridal Shower honoring Maria Gilland
−Potato Pancake Dinner – New Auburn VFW10:30 am – 1:00 pm
New Auburn V.F.W
Potato Pancake Dinner
Sunday April 19
10:30 am – 1 pm
*At the New Auburn Fire Hall*
Menu: Potato and buttermilk pancakes, pork sausage, applesauce,
cheese, bars, coffee and milk
Adults- $9; Childre 6-11: $5
5 and under Free
All you can eat!+10:30 amPotato Pancake Dinner – New Auburn VFW
−Oakwood UMW Soup & Sandwich Fundraiser11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Oakwood UMW Soup & Sandwich Fundraiser
Come to lunch at
Oakwood United Methodist
Sunday, April 19
11 am – 1 pm
Meat & Cheese or Egg Salad Sandwiches
Chili or Chicken Noodle Soup
Bars & Cookies
Free will offering
1630 Oakwood Avenue
507.354.3731+11:00 amOakwood UMW Soup & Sandwich Fundraiser
−Fairfax Depot Fundraiser4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Fairfax Depot Fundraiser
Monday, April 20
$15 Ticket Buys:
Buffet Meal, $5 Silver, $5 “Be Back” Coupon, and
Coupons to use for drinks, gift shop, and blackjack
Ask a Depot Member+4:30 pmFairfax Depot Fundraiser
−Brown County TRIAD monthly meeting10:00 am – 11:00 am
On Tuesday, April 21, at 10:00 am Brown County TRIAD will have it’s monthly meeting at Ross Park Apartments located at 313 4th Ave SE in Sleepy Eye. Speaker this month is Lisa Langer from Brown County Family Services. Langer works with senior citizens and their families. This meeting is also a good opportunity to meet local law enforcement and learn about the latest scams. Coffee and rolls will be served. Everyone is welcome.
For more information contact Opal Dewanz at 507.359.9808+10:00 amBrown County TRIAD monthly meeting
−Salad Luncheon – Church of St. Peter11:00 am – 1:00 pm
When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Where: Church of St. Peter
1801 W. Broadway, St. Peter
Crafts – Salads, hotdish, deviled eggs, bread, bars, beverage
All you can eat!
Adults – $8
Take outs available+11:00 amSalad Luncheon – Church of St. Peter
−Spring Sandwich Supper at St. John Lutheran Church – Morgan5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
All are welcome to attend the annual Spring Sandwich Supper at St. John Lutheran Church, 403 Carleton Ave., Morgan, MN on Wednesday, April 22.
Serving will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
The menu will include; Hot Turkey, Pulled Pork, and Bar-B-Q sandwiches, scalloped potatoes, spring salad, beans, dessert, coffee and milk.
FREE WILL OFFERING
A country store/ bake sale will be held in connection with the supper.+5:00 pmSpring Sandwich Supper at St. John Lutheran Church – Morgan
−Annual Spring Luncheon – United Church of Christ New Ulm10:45 am – 1:00 pm
United Church of Christ
301 S Minnesota St New Ulm
Please us 3rd Street entrance
Annual Spring Luncheon
“The one you’ve been waiting for!!”
Thursday April 23rd
10:45 am to 1:00 pm
Enjoy your choice of turkey salad with shoestring potatoes
or ham and broccoli casserole
PLUS: your choice of salad AND dessert, dinner roll
Just $9 per person….
Take-outs and Express Line for those with limited time!
Delicious!! Come and Enjoy!+10:45 amAnnual Spring Luncheon – United Church of Christ New Ulm
−United Church of Christ Spring Luncheon10:45 am – 1:00 pm
United Church of Christ
301 South Minnesota Street
(Use the 3rd Street Entrance)
Thursday April 23, 2015
10:45 am – 1:00 pm
Serving Turkey Salad or Ham-Broccoli Casserole
Including your choice of: Salad, Dessert, and Beverage
Express Line – Take outs available+10:45 amUnited Church of Christ Spring Luncheon
−Choirs – Ridgewater’s Hutchinson and Willmar Campuses- Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson7:00 pm – 9:15 pm
On Thursday, April 23, Ridgewater’s combined choir of students from both Hutchinson and Willmar campuses will perform at Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, 335 Main St. S. The 7:00 p.m. performance is free and open to the public.
The same concert will also hit the stage in Willmar on Tuesday, April 28 at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church at 312 SW Sixth St.
This year’s theme is “All in the Family,” and will feature songs from childhood and family relationships.
The choir is directed by Gayle Marcus and accompanied by Judith Zylstra.+7:00 pmChoirs – Ridgewater’s Hutchinson and Willmar Campuses- Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson
−Grand Opening Ceremony and Bike Ride for the Bike Circle Route9:00 am – 10:00 am
Grand Opening ceremony and bike ride for the Bike Circle Route
Saturday, April 25, 2015, at 9 a.m. at German Park, 200 North German Street, lower parking lot (easy access from 3rd North Street).
This event, sponsored by the Heart of New Ulm Project, the City of New Ulm Park and Recreation Department and the New Ulm Bicycle Group, is to celebrate the completion of the designated circle bike route’s linkage and signing.
After the short opening celebration, members of the bike group will lead a ride of the Bike Circle Route. If you can, bring your bike and join in all or part of the ride on New Ulm’s Bike Circle Route.+9:00 amGrand Opening Ceremony and Bike Ride for the Bike Circle Route
−Saturday Mornings at the Grand for Kids9:30 am – 11:30 am
March 14 -
Its almost Spring, time to do some house painting, birdhouse that is!! We have the houses, you do the painting
We will paint a picture together and when you take it home, it will be ready to hang. Show your family what an artist you are!
Well, Easter is a week away, so let’s get together and paint some wooden eggs. They can decorate your home for years!
All classes will be 9:30-11:30 am
Classes are held on the second floor in our community education room
Ages 6-12 (Class size limited to 15)
Each class is $20.00, everything included
Call 507.359.9222 to save your spot!+9:30 amSaturday Mornings at the Grand for Kids
−Open House for GORDON RUSCH 90TH BIRTHDAY2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Open House for GORDON RUSCH 90TH BIRTHDAY
Saturday April 25, 2015 from 2 to 4 PM
Fireside Room St. Paul’s Church+2:00 pmOpen House for GORDON RUSCH 90TH BIRTHDAY
−Open House 50th Birthday Party – Rita Hoffmann1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Open House 50th Birthday Party
for Rita Hoffmann
Sunday April 26
at Mary Hoffmann’s home
204 Adams St
Morgan MN+1:00 pmOpen House 50th Birthday Party – Rita Hoffmann
−New Ulm Suzuki School of Music Annual Spring Gala6:00 pm – 9:00 pm+6:00 pmNew Ulm Suzuki School of Music Annual Spring Gala
−MN Brain Injury Force Fundraiser5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Minnesota Brain Injury Force, Inc
Monday Night Fundraiser Fiesta
Minnesota Brain Injury Force, Inc. is in need of your support! Minnesota Brain Injur Force, Inc. in conjunction with Taco John’s is working to reach their goal of generating funds to provide brain health / brain injury educational material. Also provide BIG (Brain Injury Grants), to help those injured for various needs. Please help support Minnesota Brain Injury Force, Inc. and stop in at
Taco John’s New Ulm on
Monday Night April 27, 2015.
5 – 8 pm
Please help spread the word, and come in to enjoy the Fresh Taste of West Mex at Taco John’s in New Ulm+5:00 pmMN Brain Injury Force Fundraiser
−Women’s Health Talk – Springfield Area Community Center12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Women’s Health Talk
Join our providers for women’s health talk and free lunch
Gather your girlfriends and join family medicine providers Kelsey Nylander, D.O., Jennifer White, M.D., Ashley Schmitt, Nurse Practitioner and Kristina Carlson, Nurse Practitioner for a presentation on women’s health screening and prevention. Lunch will be served free of charge.
Wednesday April 29
Noon to 1 pm
Springfield Area Community Center
33 S. Cass Avenue, Springfield
For more information or to RSVP, contact Kim Gluth at 507.723.7754 by April 17+12:00 pmWomen’s Health Talk – Springfield Area Community Center